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John Swift and Steve Olliges Finish Third Overall At Blue Water Desert Challenge

John Swift and Steve Olliges Finish Third Overall At Blue Water Desert Challenge

Competition was fierce at last weekend’s Best In The Desert (BITD) Blue Water Desert Challenge, with 17 Class 1400 Trick Trucks battling for season points and the overall win at the two-day event.   Steve Olliges and co-driver Jason Bateman were…

0 Comments / 3 View / October 20, 2011

Freitas Offroad Motorsports Comes From The Back To Finish First In Class 1 At Vegas To Reno

Freitas Offroad Motorsports Comes From The Back To Finish First In Class 1 At Vegas To Reno

In only his second season racing in Best In The Desert’s unlimited ranks, Garrick Freitas has made his presence known by winning the TSCO Vegas to Reno race.  Winning in desert racing’s premier Class 1500 and coming in 2nd overall out…

0 Comments / 0 View / August 29, 2011

John Swift and Steve Olliges Take The Bronze At Vegas To Reno

John Swift and Steve Olliges Take The Bronze At Vegas To Reno

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John Swift and Steve Olliges knew that competition would be tough for the 2011 Best In The Desert Vegas to Reno race when over 250 drivers tossed their hat in the ring.  The entry list for the longest desert race…

0 Comments / 0 View / August 25, 2011

Torchmate Racing Mike Shaffer Chases Season Title at BITD Vegas to Reno

Torchmate Racing Mike Shaffer Chases Season Title at BITD Vegas to Reno

RENO, NV     AUGUST 17, 2011   Mike Shaffer and the Shaffer-Motorsports Team will run the longest offroad race in the US on Friday  August 19th; the TSCO Best in the Desert Vegas to Reno race.  The team is currently in third place, only 10 points…

0 Comments / 2 View / August 18, 2011

Roger Norman New Look at BITD Vegas to Reno

Roger Norman New Look at BITD Vegas to Reno

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Roger Norman Qualifies 18th Overall, 10th in Class RENO, NV     AUGUST 17, 2011  –  Roger Norman and Jake Velasco qualified in the #8 Wide Open Excursions, Crystal Bay Casino Class 1400 Trick Truck for the longest race on US Soil, the…

0 Comments / 1 View / August 18, 2011

Lasher Motorsports heads to the BITD Vegas to Reno Race this weekend!

Lasher Motorsports heads to the BITD Vegas to Reno Race this weekend!

This weekend the Lasher Motorsports team heads to Las Vegas, NV for the TSCO Vegas to Reno Race.   Sitting 3rd in the points championship the Lasher Motorsports teams is looking to improve their position at Vegas to Reno.The team has…

0 Comments / 4 View / August 16, 2011

Race Prep Racing – From Unknown to Top 10

Race Prep Racing – From Unknown to Top 10

May 10, 2011 – Simi Valley, CA: At the Best in the Desert Silver State 300 this year a weekend jeeper qualified for the 2012 King of the Hammers (KOH).  With no prior desert racing experience, Ultra4 driver Richie Carter took…

0 Comments / 0 View / May 13, 2011

Mike Childress and THR Motorsports Overcome Challenges to Finish Third at BITD Silver State 300

Mike Childress and THR Motorsports Overcome Challenges to Finish Third at BITD Silver State 300

Mike Childress and THR Motorsports came to the Best In The Desert (BITD) Biltek Silver State 300 (SS300) with high expectations after winning the prestigious Mint 400.  With less than a month to prepare Childress’ Porter/ES Motorsports buggy for the…

0 Comments / 3 View / May 12, 2011

Sacalas’ Big Ugly “2.0” Proves Fast at Silver State 300

Sacalas’ Big Ugly “2.0” Proves Fast at Silver State 300

May 4, 2011 – Riverside, CA:  Best in the Desert Silver State 300 wasn’t the race that Kevin Sacalas of Big Ugly Racing was hoping for, but it did prove beyond a doubt, that his new car is fast; very…

0 Comments / 2 View / May 10, 2011

Ultra4s Dominate the Desert at Silver State 300

Ultra4s Dominate the Desert at Silver State 300

April 30, 2011- Las Vegas, NV: From grocery-getting Expeditions to monstrous blue-tubed buggies, it was hard to miss the unlimited 4-wheel drive class known as Ultra4 at last weekend’s Best in the Desert Silver State 300. The Ultra4 class, identifiable…

0 Comments / 0 View / May 5, 2011